The wine was aged for 30 months in French oak barrels (30% new).
The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After “cold-soaking” to extract rich color, the crushed grapes fermented for two weeks to fully develop a rich mouthfeel and palate.
Made from outstanding Napa vineyards located in Rutherford, Oak Knoll, Stag’s Leap, Calistoga and Yountville. Each of these vineyards brings their own palette of depth and personality that are combined to create this richly layered wine. Harvest: Average brix: 26.6
Production was 331 cases
Color is a deep ruby with aromas of classic spicy Napa Cab aromas with notes of black cherry and dark plum. The palate is a vibrant structure, dense layers of dark berry flavor, long fruit finish.
Food Pairing Notes
Pairs with grilled steaks, roast rack of lamb, and hearty stews.